tiong (2783) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 1, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle from Ales by Mail
Bottled 29.04.2013, BBE 29.08.2013 - Pours clear golden orange with a large foamy head. Aroma of citrusy, grassy hops, crisp malts, hints of fruits and lemon. Taste is fruity, grassy and grainy with hints of crisp malts, vegetables and citrus. Finish is dry, bitter and grassy with hints of fruits and lemon. Decent, a bit dull pale ale, not very fresh anymore.
teorn88 (1652) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
50cl bottle from the brewery. Pours a clear golden colour with a huge white soapy head. Aroma is grassy and hoppy, with flowers and grapefruits. Taste is grainy, grassy and hoppy. Moderately bitter. Thin/medium mouthfeel witg good carbonation. Overall, very nice and tasty pale ale, still easy to drink and refreshing.
hobsch (230) - Cologne, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle 0.33l from Ales by Mail. Pours hazy orange with firm white head and intensive fruit aroma. Really nice. Taste is dry, hoppy and citrus, grapefruit. Perfectly balanced. Really good stuff.
JohnRMurdoch (2699) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 21, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
500ml bottle from Valhalla’s Goat. Orange brown colour, good head. Resin tar hop aroma. Grapefruit biscuit hop flavour. Resin citrus aftertste. This is a fantastic pale ale.
laiti (4548) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 8, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
33 cl bottle @ Töysä. Bottled 29.04.2013, BBE 29.08.2013, rated on 05.07.2013
Aroma has vegetables, some fruity hops and gooseberry bush. Flavour has vegetables, biscuits and some gooseberry bush. Too much vegetables here.
”Tastes like cucumber” – a friend of mine.
olio (4817) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 3, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
33 cl bottle (5% abv). Bottled on 29.04.2013. BBE 29.08.2013.
Pours hazy golden color with a small head. Aroma of crisp hops, citric fruits and grass. Flavor of pale malts, some caramel, citric fruits and goose berries. Crisp and straightforward.
77ships (3038) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 11, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Courtesy of & thx! to tderoeck. 50 cl. bottle shared. Bottled on 29.04.2013. Lightly hazy amber with a solid white head. Nose carries a lot of grapefruit, quite hoppy, touch pine, light caramel & hint floral. Taste is mellow kiwi, white grapes, bitter pine resin, floral, spices, pine needles, bark, slightly herbal, light caramel malt taste. Light, very easy to drink. Great summer / everyday beer.
tderoeck (3611) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
8/VI/13 - 50cl bottle @ home - BB: 29/VIII/13 - bottled: 29/IV/13 (2013-541) Thanks to Nicki and Mike for transporting the bottles!
Clear orange beer, big dense and creamy off-white head, very stable, bit adhesive, some small sediment floating around. Aroma: very fruity, kiwi, citrus, pine needles, grapefruit, bit grassy. MF: soft to no carbon, medium body. Taste: soft bitterness, sweaty feet, bit cheesy, some citrus, grapefruit. Aftertaste: white grapes, very dry bitterness, bit piny, grapefruit, bit cheesy, dairy, bit metallic.
Idiosynkrasie (2750) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 23, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle [5.0% abv]. Cloudy orangey golden colour with small to average, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Piney, herbal hop aroma. Taste is minimally sweet caramel malty, dry hoppy overtones, slightly herbal and piney, minimally chalky, soapy, a touch of lemon juice.
jackl (3473) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Keg @ the Holborn Whippet. 5.4% edition. The pour’s hazy deep gold with a small head. The nose is cantaloupe, cheddar cheese, sugar cookie. ,lid tropical fruit salad. A bit of pineapple. The taste is bright citrus. Orange peel. Mango fruit smoothie. A bit of pine needle. Quite sweet but clean and refreshing. Medium body, moderate carbonation on the palate. Overall, good stuff.